Celeste has been practicing meditation for over 19 years. She offers mindfulness meditation and dharma classes, Insight meditation retreats, and individual sessions both locally and internationally. She’s a senior teacher at InsightLA, and has taught thousands of students the essentials of mindfulness meditation as well as Buddhist teachings full time since 2011.
Celeste also works with nonprofit organizations and companies bringing mindfulness to the workplace and has had the opportunity to collaborate with artists and other professionals and leaders within various community settings worldwide. Prior to teaching mindfulness and dharma, she worked with youth at nonprofits. Celeste has a strong passion for and dedication to long retreat practice and has sat multiple Insight meditation retreats each year for over a decade, the majority of which have been month-long silent retreats. She received formal teaching authorization in the Theravada Buddhist tradition from Trudy Goodman and Jack Kornfield. Learn more at celesteyoung.com.